EBREL Esports Championship Crowns New Champions!

The EBREL Esports Championship wrapped up in thrilling fashion this week, crowning champions across Madden, Super Smash Bros., and Rocket League! Madden Championship Super Smash Bros. Championship Rocket League Championship Grand Finals: In an epic showdown, Baton Rouge High School solidified their dominance by defeating Scotlandville Middle to become the ultimate EBREL Rocket League Grand […]

From Skeptics to Champions: One Roadshow’s Electrifying Journey

The Northeast High pilot program had ignited a spark of competitive spirit, and we, the esports crusaders, were eager to fan it into a full-fledged inferno across other schools. Scotlandville High, joined the fray, but some remained stubbornly stuck in the dark ages. “Gaming? A waste of time!” they scoffed. Others clung to the dusty […]

A Statement from our EBREL President

Hey everyone, I’m Jesse Jones. You might have seen me around at one of these events before because I’ve been coming here for the last two years, but a couple weeks ago I was elected as president of the EBR Esports League. I just wanted to come up here and talk to you about something […]

EBREL Gerald Lawson Tournament Highlights: A Day of Triumphs and Surprises!

This past Saturday, the EBREL Esports Arena at PDC buzzed with excitement as students from East Baton Rouge Parish Schools battled it out in an electrifying esports tournament. From the joy of exploring the new venue to the fierce competition on the screens, it was a day to remember for the local esports’ community. Rocket […]

2nd Annual Ambassador Meeting

The Professional Development Center buzzed with excitement on Saturday as we hosted the 2nd annual Student Ambassador meeting for our booming EBR Schools Esports League (EBREL). Student voice is the bedrock of our program, from the Director of Network Operations shaping the overall vision to the dedicated IT staff and, of course, the passionate student […]

From Pixels to Pioneers

From Pixels to Pioneers: Sparking Our Esports Revolution at Northeast High The year was 2021, Covid raged on, but a different kind of fever gripped Northeast High. Esports fever. Not a whisper of the EBREL yet, just a raw, grassroots dream. A dream to prove the naysayers wrong, to show how esports could light a […]

Building a Community Through Esports

Building a Community Through Esports: Leveling the Playing Field for All One of the most rewarding aspects of organizing esports events is witnessing the incredible impact it has on students. We’ve seen firsthand the transformative power of gaming, particularly for students with autism and other disabilities. It creates a level playing field where everyone, regardless […]

EBREL: Setting the Standard for Scholastic Esports

EBREL: Setting the Standard for Scholastic Esports Another successful event has come and gone, and our students continue to shine. Scotlandville Middle, a newcomer to the league this year, has made a bold statement by claiming victory in all three tournaments so far. Tara and Baton Rouge High maintain their intense rivalry, trading tournament wins […]

Excitement Reigns at EBREL Kickoff

Excitement Reigns at the EBREL Kickoff! The East Baton Rouge Esports League (EBREL) kicked off its first official league event in style! Here’s a recap of the thrilling Rocket League tournament: Elementary Showdown: The young guns from Dufrocq Elementary dominated the elementary division, securing a clean sweep against Villa Del Rey’s 5th-grade team in the […]